Great news for comic-book fans: Now you can get unlimited comics on your iDevice. Marvel Unlimited, previously a Web-only service, just debuted for iOS. (It’s coming soon for Android.) Less-great news: The app needs work.
Available for Android, with an incarnation also optimized for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, the app visualizes the myriad of networks that constitute that thing known as the Internet. It shows Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points, and organizations that help route traffic across the online sphere, such as universities.
The second-generation iPad Mini will force tablet vendors to continue to drop their prices, says J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz.
Sabine is an amplifier that redirects sound to the front of the iPad. Laser cut from anodized aluminum to match other Apple products, the device attaches without adhesive.
Apple is reportedly prepping the iPhone 5S for a summer release, mostly likely August, “sources familiar with the plans” told blog site iMore. The next iPhone would sport the same design as its predecessor but with a beefier processor and better camera.
Consumers may be thrown by all the different mobile devices on the market. But app developers face an even thornier problem. Creating software for the mobile landscape has become harder as the sheer number of different devices have proliferated.
Driving and smartphones don’t mix well. While you can get a lot done using voice commands with Siri on your iPhone, you still have to activate her. If you’re driving, that can take valuable seconds away from paying attention to the road. The AirDock Kickstarter project is looking to make Siri air-activated rather than fingertip-activated.
After taking a screenshot of any magazine page (in iOS), just hit the Photos app and print it like you would a photo.
The fact that smartphones and tablets don’t need antivirus software or regular software updates is a major reason for their popularity. That could soon change, however, as security companies report evidence that criminals are getting close to finding efficient and profitable ways to compromise many mobile devices at a time.
The iPhone has been out a while, but new cases for it keep arriving.
What’s the best one? Very hard to say. The problem is that everybody has different tastes in cases. And, of course, some folks choose not to bother with them at all.